Lot 107: LAWRENCE, T.E. SECRET DESPATCHES, 1939, NUMBER 20 OF 1000 COPIES AND ONE OF 30 SPECIALLY BOUND (1 VOL.)
20 October 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: 4to (250 x 180mm.), NUMBER 20 OF 1,000 COPIES AND ONE OF THIRTY COPIES SPECIALLY BOUND, frontispiece photograph of Lawrence, collotype reproduction of part of Lawrence's manuscript of Seven Pillars of Wisdom at end, white pigskin signed by Sangorski and Sutcliffe, slipcase, bookplates, some spotting, slipcase worn
Condition is described in the main body of the cataloguing, where appropriate.
"In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue.
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Provenance: G.R. Nicolaus, bookplate
Literature: Pertelote 145; O'Brien A226